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Wrexham Carnival of Words

Each year, fabulous writers visit the town to tell tall tales about the background to their stories. Headliners include Joanne Harris, Simon Booker and Gail Young. Poetry, crime, history and new writing. FFI: please click here.


The Bristol Suffragettes

Hutton Ladies, Hutton Village Hall, BS24 9SN. Details to follow.


Spinsters, Hysterics and Ungrateful Women: The Anti Suffrage Movement

13:00 - 14:00
Lucienne Boyce (author of 'The Bristol Suffragettes') looks at the sometimes hilarious and sometimes horrifying attempts of the antis to turn the tide. Wrexham Carnival of Words. FFI please click here.


Carib-Asian Cookery with TV chefs Patrick Hart & Sherrie Eugene-Hart

13:00 - 14:00

TV chefs Patrick Hart and Sherrie Eugene-Hart cook up a tropical storm as they kick off their book tour in Foyles Bristol with a lunch time treat. FREE but please book via Foyles by clicking here.


Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn’t Know About The Spanish Civil War

14:00 - 15:30
David Ebsworth presents a session about the Spanish Civil War at Chorlton Library Manchester. Sign up to his eNewsletter here to find out more and check other dates from April onwards.


SilverWood Social 2017

17:00 - 22:30
Always a popular event in the SilverWood calendar, the annual Social is a wonderful opportunity for authors to get together and chat or share experiences over some food and a glass of wine. Please save the date. Venue and any writing-related sessions to be confirmed.

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Latest News

Fifth Self-Publishing Conference

Historical fiction writer Carolyn Hughes shares her experiences at this years conference in Leicester.

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You want me to sell your book? Why should I?

Historical fiction author Haydn Corper shares his advice on getting in to bookshops.

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Art & Ankhs: 'The Genes of Isis' Bristol Launch

Friends and family of fantasy author Justin Newland showed their support by attending his launch at Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery.

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Spicy Soirée: Carib-Asian Duo Launch New Book

Sherrie Eugene Hart and Patrick Hart launched their fusion cookery book at the Watershed in Bristol.

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Coming Soon...

The Lisbon Labyrinth by David Ebsworth

Journalist Jack Telford must hunt down a killer, solve a deadly riddle, renew his acquaintance with an old flame, and survive Portugal’s revolution in this taut thriller from new imprint sBooks.

The Fatal Coin by Lucienne Boyce

Missing treasure. Murder. One ruthless criminal. And one Bow Street Runner determined to stop him.

Men on the Hill by Oliver E Cadam

DCI David Lehrer had moved north looking for a quiet life and a step down towards retirement in a few years’ time. If only he’d realised what he was getting himself into…

The Beta Mum: Adventures in Alpha Land by Isabella Davidson

A young mother gets more than she bargained for when her blog about glamorous west-London ‘Alpha Mums’ goes viral.

The Butcher's Block by Lucienne Boyce

The next Dan Foster Mystery.

Please Don't Hire Me, I'm Scared by Sophie Bloodworth

Helpful and humorous job interview advice.

Conspiracy of Lies by Kathryn Gauci

Historical Fiction set in WWII

No. 4 Pickle Street by David Peak

First published in 1988 to critical acclaim, an ebook edition of David Peak's debut novel will soon be available.

Trials of Love by Dennis Loynes

Childhood sweethearts Matt and Emily are at the heart of this romance novel for young adults.

Echoes of Friendship by Wendy Worley

Andy is inspired by a school trip to the First World War battlefields where he learns about his great-grandfather's past.

States of Hunger by Charles Egan

The final instalment in Charles Egan’s trilogy about the Irish diaspora.

Bristol Sadhu Volume 2 by Vincent Rymer

A second volume of poetry from the Bristol creative.

AB Gets His Wings by Richard Bland

The touching story of AB the teddy bear and his exciting aviation adventures.

Untethered by John Bowie

A gritty noir thriller set in 1990s Bristol.

an unknown soldier by Peter Morse

An army veteran looks back on his life as he waits for a taxi that will take him to the old people’s home which will become his home.

How to Co-Create Using the Secret Language of the Universe by Pam Gregory

A guide to using astrology for personal empowerment.

Life's A Game You Play by Libor Mikeska

A story of two inseparable friends intent on finding out the truth behind closely guarded secrets from their past.

Kitty's Story by Fenella Forster

Book 3 of The Voyagers Trilogy.

Mezzaluna Smile by Mara Lembo

A memoir centred around the author's search for fulfilment and her love of Italian food.

Under a Tzorkly Moon by Jacqui Lovesey

A crumlush picture book to accompany the Matlock the Hare series.

The Pesky Peacock by Kathryn Harries

A fun, quirky tale about a love-struck bird.

Ecce Como by Mara G Fox

A historical novel that follows Vivian Ford, a young woman living in London in the 1930s who falls in love with Italian Giulio.

A Henchman's Honor vol 1 by Dennis M Young

Based on true events, 'A Henchman's Honor' is a memoir that charts the life and transatlantic travels of ex-NATO soldier Dennis M Young.

A Henchman's Honor vol 2 by Dennis M Young

Based on true events, 'A Henchman's Honor' is a memoir that charts the life and transatlantic travels of ex-NATO soldier Dennis M Young.

When Things Were Black and White by Enver Carim

In apartheid South Africa, Jerry's father is murdered in his home. Now Jerry must decide whether it is wrong to take law into his own hands.

The Spirit Lives by Alison Porter

The story of a desperate quest for the truth – for closure, and also revenge.

There's No Such Thing as Monsters by Kylie Holmes

Tom believes that monsters live in his bedroom. His mum tells him there's no such thing. Is she right?

Dancing With Shadows by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

Dancing With Shadows [Hardback Edition] by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

The Secret Life of Freaks by Ben Sansum

The second novel from the author of 'Spannered'.

Sicilian Summer by Mary Taylor Simeti

Not just a cookbook – 'Sicilian Summer' explores the relationship between food and happiness, and its role within the family.

From Lilliput to Lord's by Greg Young

A gripping true story all about the West Indies Test Caribbean cricket team between 1980 and 1995.

She's Still My Nan by Jess Hiles & Jo Allmond

Illustrated by Emily Daly, this is the third children's picture book from mother-daughter team Jo and Jess which follows the adventures of Jess the Goth Fairy.

Willow and Her Magic Owl Pillow by Fiona Scott

Join Willow as she travels through time in this stupendous book for children from SilverWood Books.

Bobbing Heads by Gavin de Bier

When unassuming college lecturer Greg Stewart finds a code in the pocket of a second-hand waistcoat it leads him to the code’s instigator…murdered in his home.

Mr Harris Makes It Up by Francis Prendiville

'Mr Harris Makes It Up' is a humorous, heartwarming and gritty odyssey through life in a northern city at a time when kids were obsessed with Space Dust, Blue Jeans magazine and The Bay City Rollers.

The Voyage of An Luchog by Mike Low

A callous, rich and powerful banker embarks upon a journey that has a profound effect on many lives.

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